GracePoint Plant City - Behold the Beauty of Christ http://www.gracepointpc.org en-us ©2020 GracePoint Plant City Razorplanet Feed Generator 0.1.2 Mon, 29 Apr 2019 08:30:00 -0500 Mon, 29 Apr 2019 08:30:00 -0500 Beauty In Following John 21:15-19   Jesus and Peter 15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Tend my sheep.” 17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep. 18 Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you and carry you where you do not want to go.” 19 (This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, “Follow me.”  SERMON NOTES   1.  Beauty in Following the Word. 2.  Beauty in Following through people. 3.  Beauty in Following through forgiveness. Quotes to Ponder  "Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." - Ephesians 5:1-2   "It is only because he became like us that we can become like him." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer   "Jesus cannot be just liked. His claims make us either kill him or crown him." - Timothy Keller     "You cannot be Christ’s servant if you are not willing to follow him, cross and all. What do you crave? A crown? Then it must be a crown of thorns if you are to be like him. Do you want to be lifted up? So you shall, but it will be upon a cross." - Charles Spurgeon   GracePoint Plant City - http://www.gracepointpc.org - 300 300 04/28/2019 - Beauty In Following Beauty In Following John 21:15-19   Jesus and Peter 15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Tend my sheep.” 17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep. 18 Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you and carry you where you do not want to go.” 19 (This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, “Follow me.”  SERMON NOTES   1.  Beauty in Following the Word. 2.  Beauty in Following through people. 3.  Beauty in Following through forgiveness. Quotes to Ponder  "Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." - Ephesians 5:1-2   "It is only because he became like us that we can become like him." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer   "Jesus cannot be just liked. His claims make us either kill him or crown him." - Timothy Keller     "You cannot be Christ’s servant if you are not willing to follow him, cross and all. What do you crave? A crown? Then it must be a crown of thorns if you are to be like him. Do you want to be lifted up? So you shall, but it will be upon a cross." - Charles Spurgeon   Mon, 29 Apr 2019 08:30:00 -0500 http://www.gracepointpc.org/_getmedia/53841.mp300:31:14 04/21/2019 - Beauty in Resurrection Beauty in Resurrection John 20:1-8   20 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him.” 3 So Peter went out with the other disciple, and they were going toward the tomb. 4 Both of them were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. 5 And stooping to look in, he saw the linen cloths lying there, but he did not go in. 6 Then Simon Peter came, following him, and went into the tomb. He saw the linen cloths lying there,7 and the face cloth, which had been on Jesus'a]">[a] head, not lying with the linen cloths but folded up in a place by itself. 8 Then the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went in, and he saw and believed;   SERMON NOTES   1.  Resurrection beauty in the STRUGGLE 2.  Ressurection beauty in the LIGHT 3.  Resurrection in RESPONSE   Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:30:00 -0500 http://www.gracepointpc.org/_getmedia/53803.mp300:44:44 04/14/2019 -Beauty in Kingship Beauty in Kingship John 12:12-16   1. A picture - Palm Branches 2. A Word - Hosanna!  3. A Response -  Behold the beauty of the King   a. Fear not b. Behold your king Quotes to Ponder “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve….You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.” - Martin Luther King, Jr “Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve.” - Joshua 24:17 “The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves.” - Luke 22:25–26 “Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” Philippians 2:5-8 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 08:30:00 -0500 http://www.gracepointpc.org/_getmedia/53731.mp300:32:35 04/07/2019 - Behold the Beauty of Christ BEHOLD THE BEAUTY OF THE LORD PSALM 27:4   1. Why do we need God's _______________? 2. What is _______________?      1. It is _______________.      2. It is _______________.      3. It brings _______________ and _______________. 3. How does the _______________ of God change our lives? QUOTES TO PONDER "Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting." - Ralph Waldo Emerson "You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you." - Song of Songs 4:7 "Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness;” - 1 Chronicles 16:29 “I’ve said many times that there are three dimensions of the Christian life that the Scriptures are concerned about—the good, the true, and the beautiful.” - R.C. Sproul Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:30:00 -0500 http://www.gracepointpc.org/_getmedia/53673.mp300:32:14